Wonders of the Winter Evening Sky

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:00pm Save to Calendar

Explore the winter night sky's constellations with local astronomer Scott Negley!



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This event is handicap accessible

Local astronomer Scott Negley will review the stars and constellations visible in the spectacular winter sky. He will focus on the brilliant winter stars and the constellations they form, starting with Orion the Hunter and his stellar neighbors. Also featured are a variety of mythological stories created by various cultures over the centuries.

About the Presenter

Scott Negley owns and operates a portable planetarium system for presenting astronomy programs to elementary and middle school classes in northern New England. Educated initially as an engineer, a binocular tour of the heavens ignited a passion for the stars that led him to the University of Pennsylvania for a M.S. degree in astronomy and a 40+ year career as an astronomy educator. He has been privileged to convey the splendor of the universe to students of all ages, initially as a university instructor, then as a school district planetarium director, adult school teacher and elderhostel instructor. As a Solar System Ambassador, Scott enjoys the opportunity to educate and inspire others with NASA's magnificent discoveries.

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